Managing Your Emotions: A Key To Building Your Personal Brand

We care and take pride in what we do. As a result, events, situations and conversations can have a real emotional impact on us. Negative emotions expressed as fear, anger, stress, hostility and guilt can rub off on other colleagues, and also have a powerful impact on our personal reputations. …

10 Ways to Incorporate Media Accolades Into Your Brand

How should professionals who’ve been featured on a media list, such as Forbes 30 Under 30, use the recognition as part of their online brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue …

Need for employee resilience heightened in a time of constant change

Challenges facing UK businesses in the next five years have heightened the need for employee resilience, according to new research from recruitment specialist Robert Half UK. As businesses adapt to an ongoing period of change, more than nine in 10 (94 percent) CFOs think developing resilience amongst their employees will …

Nearly half of UK workers do not have skills that match their job, says CIPD

Almost half (49 percent) of UK workers are in jobs they are either under- or over-skilled for, according to new research from the CIPD. Its report ‘Over-skilled and underused: Investigating the untapped potential of UK skills’ surveyed 3,700 UK employees and found that more than a third (37 percent) of …

Web Designers: Stop Doing These 5 Unproductive Things

Being a web designer can sometimes feel like an exercise in extremes. Either you’re incredibly busy or left waiting for something (anything) to come your way. And your financial situation can be just as chaotic. Then there’s the pressure that comes with pleasing clients. Plus, you’re expected to keep up …

The pursuit of happiness, lumpy tech, space science and some other stuff

Underlying most of the stuff you read about the workplace is the quest for happiness. Indeed happiness has become something of a preoccupation for those pondering the issue at the apex of social and economic thinking, as epitomised by Gallup with its latest World Happiness report. As always, the Gallup …

Automation could replace 1.5 million UK jobs, according to Government study

Around 1.5 million jobs in England are at high risk of some of their duties and tasks being automated in the future, Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis shows. The ONS has analysed the jobs of 20 million people in England in 2017, and has found that 7.4 percent are …

Is leadership the missing variable in the productivity equation?

Quality of leadership is reported to be the single most important factor to impact the level of productivity in an organisation according to a new international research study. The report, The Puzzle of Productivity: What enhances workplace performance? was compiled by the Fourfront Group, The United Workplace (TUW) and WORKTECH …

Lack of cohesion in many organisations on adoption of digital workplace

The majority of organisations (58 percent) do not have a have a clearly defined strategy in place when it comes to adopting and integrating digital workspace technology which suggests that implementing and making use of such technology is still being carried out in something of a haphazard manner. The findings …

Meet ‘Bitski’, the single sign-on wallet crypto desperately needs

The mainstream will never adopt blockchain-powered decentralized apps (dApps) if it’s a struggle to log in. They’re either forced to manage complex security keys themselves, or rely on a clunky wallet-equipped browser like MetaMask. What users need is for signing in to blockchain apps to be as easy as Login …

A challenge to traditional law firm design at new London offices for Wikborg Rein

ThirdWay Interiors has recently completed the office design of international law firm; Wikborg Rein in central London. The 12,000 sq. ft space has been designed to challenge the traditionally conservative style of a corporate workplace to create an office that is unique and innovative within the legal sector. With a …

Government treading carefully with proposed plans for gig workers

Leaked government plans to protect the working rights of people operating in the gig economy will help to stop unscrupulous employers from exploiting low-paid workers by stamping out false self-employment. But it is questionable whether this goes far enough. Plans revealed earlier this month suggest the government intends to adopt a …

Rachel Cho Floral Design — Partners in life and business

There’s nothing quite like receiving a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. They’re beautifully arranged and have a wonderful perfume, but more than that, receiving (and gifting!) flowers often comes with joyous emotions. Even, “Hey, Happy Tuesday!” flowers bring smiles, and those moments of celebration are something Rachel Cho, founder and creative …

RNIB launches new focus for Disability Confident scheme

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched a new suite of resources that will help employers support blind and partially sighted people in the workplace. The resources have been created as part of the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme, the nationally-recognised Government accreditation that supports businesses to attract, …

Use The Pinterest Search Engine to Drive More Traffic

Pinterest is not only a large social network but also serves as a powerful search engine that can provide valuable links to your personal brand’s website – and it works much like Google search. Would you like to attract more subscribers? It doesn’t matter whether you’ve never joined this powerful …

Five Great Ways to Build Customer Engagement with Your Brand

When it comes to building a strong brand and setting your company apart from your competition, an impeccable level of customer engagement is essential. To build your brand’s reputation and increase sales, it’s important to put engaging with customers at the forefront of almost every business process. Your business decisions …